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[movies]Safety in store - Wellcome Library
Various insect pests are described and the damage they can cause to stored foodstuffs is demonstrated. The work of the Cooper Technical Bureau in developing and testing insecticides to prevent infestation of foodstuffs and its packaging is shown, as well as the use of these products in Europe and the Third World. The main insecticide discussed is Pybuthrin, manufactured by Cooper, McDougall and Robertson Ltd...
Keywords: Insecticides; Food Contamination; Insect Control; Pesticides; Pest control; Insecticides; Food Contamination; Insect Control; Medical
Downloads: 105
[movies]Schistosomiasis - Wellcome Library
An estimated 200 million people and many more domestic animals throughout the tropical and sub-tropical world suffer from the parasitic disease schistosomiasis (also known as bilharzia), while more than 400 million others are at risk of infection. With the aid of cinemicrography, electron micrographs and graphics, this video gives a highly detailed account of each stage in the life-cycle of 'Schistosoma mansoni', one of the five principal species of schistosome and shows how certain characterist...
Keywords: Schistosomicides; Schistosoma mansoni; Schistosomiasis -- prevention & control; Tropical Medicine; Parasites; Tropical diseases; Infectious diseases; Medical sciences; Schistosomicides; Schistosoma mansoni; Schistosomiasis -- prevention & control; Tropical Medicine; Parasites; Tropical medicine
Downloads: 1,793
[movies]Science joins the force
'Science joins the force' scenes from the opening ceremony of the Metropolitan Police Laboratory, Hendon, 10th April 1935 - described as a new lab to catch old lags . Scenes of scientists at work (including Dr. James Davidson, first Director of the Laboratory) and of opening speech by Sir John Gilmour, then Home Secretary. The final frames afford a brief glimpse of Sir Henry Wellcome, a few months before his death, seated among the V.I.P...
Downloads: 16
[movies]Science joins the force
Science joins the force' scenes from the opening ceremony of the Metropolitan Police Laboratory, Hendon, 10th April 1935 - described as a new lab to catch old lags . Scenes of scientists at work (including Dr. James Davidson, first Director of the Laboratory) and of opening speech by Sir John Gilmour, then Home Secretary. The final frames afford a brief glimpse of Sir Henry Wellcome, a few months before his death, seated among the V.I.P...
Downloads: 24
[movies]Seizure , The medical treatment and social problems of epilepsy
With high production values, this film dramatises (or semi-dramatises) the plight of a man, Dan Plover, who has epilepsy. Dan is seen drenched through and destitute as he returns to the National Veterans Epilepsy Center, a place where we are told he felt safe in the past, just three months earlier. In cinematic terms, we find out why Dan has returned to the treatment centre by a series of flashbacks...
Keywords: Seizures; Electroencephalography; Rehabilitation; Epilepsy
Downloads: 37
[movies]Seizure , The medical treatment and social problems of epilepsy
With high production values, this film dramatises (or semi-dramatises) the plight of a man, Dan Plover, who has epilepsy. Dan is seen drenched through and destitute as he returns to the National Veterans Epilepsy Center, a place where we are told he felt safe in the past, just three months earlier. In cinematic terms, we find out why Dan has returned to the treatment centre by a series of flashbacks...
Keywords: Seizures; Electroencephalography; Rehabilitation; Epilepsy
Downloads: 33
[movies]Sewage disposal - Wellcome Library
Outline of domestic collecting system disposal into the sea direct, via tidal storage tanks. Purification by Imhoff tank and sprinkling filters. Purification by sand filtration. 2 segments.
Keywords: Environmental Health; Sewage; Waste treatment; Environmental Health; Sewage; Health care personnel
Downloads: 154
[movies]Sherrington head shots
A compilation of representative scenes roughly edited from a series of short film clips of the elderly Sir Charles Sherrington (1860-1955) seen examining and dissecting monkey brains, preparing specimens with a Cambridge microtome, carrying out microscopial examinations, turning the pages of Mammalian Physiology etc. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Physiology; Autopsy -- in animals
Downloads: 42
[movies]Sherrington head shots
A compilation of representative scenes roughly edited from a series of short film clips of the elderly Sir Charles Sherrington (1860-1955) seen examining and dissecting monkey brains, preparing specimens with a Cambridge microtome, carrying out microscopial examinations, turning the pages of Mammalian Physiology etc. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Physiology; Autopsy -- in animals
Downloads: 22
[movies]Silas Mainville Burroughs : the missing story - Wellcome Library
An overview of the life and work of Silas Mainville Burroughs (1847-1895), pharmacist and co-founder of the Burroughs Wellcome pharmaceutical company. Based on the Burroughs family papers formerly in the possession of Richard and Joan Stillwell, of Finchampstead, Berks., now held in the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre of the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine, London...
Keywords: Drug Industry -- history; Medical sciences; Drug Industry -- history; Medical
Downloads: 63
[movies]Simple goitre - Wellcome Library
Anatomy and indications for surgical intervention in simple non-toxic goitre. By diagram, illustration and x-ray pictures the anatomy and complications caused by simple enlarged thyroid are shown. 3 segments.
Keywords: Anatomy; Endocrinology; Goiter; Neck; Anatomy; Anatomy; Endocrinology; Goiter; Neck; Surgeons
Downloads: 177
[movies]Simple or Schwartze operation for acute mastoiditis - Wellcome Library
Demonstration of an operation for acute mastoiditis (infection of the temporal bone) in a six-year-old child, followed by a demonstration of an operation for an abscess of the post-aural lymphatic gland. 3 segments.
Keywords: Ear -- surgery; Mastoid; Mastoiditis -- surgery; Pediatrics; Pediatrics; Surgery; Medical sciences; Ear -- surgery; Mastoid; Mastoiditis -- surgery; Pediatrics; Surgeons
Downloads: 398
[movies]Simulium and onchocerciasis in East Africa
This silent film from the 1950s shows Western doctors, presumably associated with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, working to eradicate certain tropical diseases in East Africa. In South West Uganda we see people lining up to see a doctor, having a piece of skin removed (a 'skin snip) for examination to see if there are any 'microfilariae'. We see panoramic shots of the countryside and inter-titles tell us about which kinds of places are high breeding grounds for 'S...
Keywords: Tropical Medicine; Simuliidae; Onchocerciasis
Downloads: 16
[movies]Simulium and onchocerciasis in East Africa
This silent film from the 1950s shows Western doctors, presumably associated with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, working to eradicate certain tropical diseases in East Africa. In South West Uganda we see people lining up to see a doctor, having a piece of skin removed (a 'skin snip) for examination to see if there are any 'microfilariae'. We see panoramic shots of the countryside and inter-titles tell us about which kinds of places are high breeding grounds for 'S...
Keywords: Tropical Medicine; Simuliidae; Onchocerciasis
Downloads: 51
[movies]Sir Charles Sherrington
A compilation of representative scenes in colour roughly edited from a series of short film clips of the elderly Sir Charles Sherrington (1860-1955) seen examining and dissecting monkey brains, preparing specimens with a Cambridge microtome, carrying out microscopial examinations, turning the pages of Mammalian Physiology etc. Sherrington is speaking but this material has been shot mute. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Physiology; Autopsy -- in animals
Downloads: 37
[movies]Sir Charles Sherrington
A compilation of representative scenes in colour roughly edited from a series of short film clips of the elderly Sir Charles Sherrington (1860-1955) seen examining and dissecting monkey brains, preparing specimens with a Cambridge microtome, carrying out microscopial examinations, turning the pages of Mammalian Physiology etc. Sherrington is speaking but this material has been shot mute. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Physiology; Autopsy -- in animals
Downloads: 22
[movies]Sir Henry Dale
Very similar to his interview with Stephen Black, Sir Henry Dale discusses his accidental discovery of the adrenalin-reversal effects of ergot in 1904-05, and his part in the establishment of a biological standard for insulin production in Britain in 1922. He describes the adrenaline reversal effects of ergot and the standardization of insulin. The reversal of the normal pressor action caused Dale to condemn the adrenaline...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Ergot Alkaloids; Insulin -- standards
Downloads: 10
[movies]Sir Henry Dale
Very similar to his interview with Stephen Black, Sir Henry Dale discusses his accidental discovery of the adrenalin-reversal effects of ergot in 1904-05, and his part in the establishment of a biological standard for insulin production in Britain in 1922. He describes the adrenaline reversal effects of ergot and the standardization of insulin. The reversal of the normal pressor action caused Dale to condemn the adrenaline...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Ergot Alkaloids; Insulin -- standards
Downloads: 6
[movies]Sir Herbert Barker's manipulative technique Part 1
This film (part 1 of 2) was made as a result of a demonstration Barker gave of his methods to the British Orthopaedic Association in 1936. After long intertitles explaining the rationale behind the film, Barker commences his manipulation first on the foot (with appropriate explainations) with some sequences repeated close-up. He continues with the knee, then the hip, the low (lower) back. End intertitle Reel Two to follow...
Keywords: Orthopedics; Orthopedic Procedures; Manipulation, Orthopedic
Downloads: 44
[movies]Sir Herbert Barker's manipulative technique Part 1
This film (part 1 of 2) was made as a result of a demonstration Barker gave of his methods to the British Orthopaedic Association in 1936. After long intertitles explaining the rationale behind the film, Barker commences his manipulation first on the foot (with appropriate explainations) with some sequences repeated close-up. He continues with the knee, then the hip, the low (lower) back. End intertitle Reel Two to follow...
Keywords: Orthopedics; Orthopedic Procedures; Manipulation, Orthopedic
Downloads: 17
[movies]Sir Herbert Barker's manipulative technique Part 2
This film (part 2 of 2) was made as a result of a demonstration Barker gave of his methods to the British Orthopaedic Association in 1936. Reel two commences with manipulations to the wrist, the elbow (treatment for tennis elbow) and as in reel one, some of the sequences are repeated to show the manipulations in greater detail. Next, manipulations to the shoulder, which involves hanging from a beam...
Keywords: Orthopedics; Orthopedic Procedures; Manipulation, Orthopedic
Downloads: 42
[movies]Sir Herbert Barker's manipulative technique Part 2
This film (part 2 of 2) was made as a result of a demonstration Barker gave of his methods to the British Orthopaedic Association in 1936. Reel two commences with manipulations to the wrist, the elbow (treatment for tennis elbow) and as in reel one, some of the sequences are repeated to show the manipulations in greater detail. Next, manipulations to the shoulder, which involves hanging from a beam...
Keywords: Orthopedics; Orthopedic Procedures; Manipulation, Orthopedic
Downloads: 13
[movies]Sir Robert Jones - Wellcome Library
Prof. Bryan McFarlane and Sir Harry Platt hold a conversation about Sir Robert Jones, the pioneering orthopaedic surgeon. 3 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Orthopedics; Medical sciences; Medicine -- History; Orthopedics; Doctors
Downloads: 106 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Skin conditions - Wellcome Library
This is a sales film highlighting the many uses of Elastoplast in medicine. The film indicates that there was an accompanying publication. There are six titles in the series. This is the fourth. Various skin ailments are shown, and treatment is described and demonstrated. Before and after treatment shots are shown. The treatment of impetigo, bed sores, boils and warts is discussed. 1 segment.
Keywords: Skin; Skin Diseases; Dermatology; Medical sciences; Skin; Skin Diseases; Dermatology; Doctors
Downloads: 130
[movies]Sleeping sickness reclamation in West Africa, the Anchau settlement
This short film shows footage from the West African settlement of Anchau when it had just been freed from Trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness). We see the European sleeping sickness staff make plans with the heads of the settlement. Footage shows the new villages, the centre of the villages with its agriculture, market and stalls. 1 segment.
Keywords: Tsetse Flies; Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African
Downloads: 20
[movies]Sleeping sickness reclamation in West Africa, the Anchau settlement
This short film shows footage from the West African settlement of Anchau when it had just been freed from Trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness). We see the European sleeping sickness staff make plans with the heads of the settlement. Footage shows the new villages, the centre of the villages with its agriculture, market and stalls. 1 segment.
Keywords: Tsetse Flies; Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African
Downloads: 37
[movies]South America
This short amateur film of unknown origin shows footage of South American countryside including seas, mountains and waterfalls. There are both aerial and ground-level views of a city. A construction site is shown with a sign reading Wellcome Futuras Instalacoes .
Downloads: 19
[movies]South America
This short amateur film of unknown origin shows footage of South American countryside including seas, mountains and waterfalls. There are both aerial and ground-level views of a city. A construction site is shown with a sign reading Wellcome Futuras Instalacoes .
Downloads: 38
[movies]Spinal anaesthesia (part one) No 8
A brief explaination of spinal anaesthesia by injecting a local anaesthetic into the spinal canal. Pantocaine and products composed of pantocaine are used. Two techniques are shown the first representing the use of solutions heavier than cerebrospinal fluid the second representing the use of solutions lighter than cerebrospinal fluids. Their practical application to the patient is shown using diagrams and then using nupercaine and the anaesthetic agent on patients...
Keywords: Anesthesia; Anesthesia -- history; Anesthesia, Spinal; Anesthesia, Spinal -- history
Downloads: 73
[movies]Spinal anaesthesia (part one) No 8
A brief explaination of spinal anaesthesia by injecting a local anaesthetic into the spinal canal. Pantocaine and products composed of pantocaine are used. Two techniques are shown the first representing the use of solutions heavier than cerebrospinal fluid the second representing the use of solutions lighter than cerebrospinal fluids. Their practical application to the patient is shown using diagrams and then using nupercaine and the anaesthetic agent on patients...
Keywords: Anesthesia; Anesthesia -- history; Anesthesia, Spinal; Anesthesia, Spinal -- history
Downloads: 21
[movies]Spiral movements of the apex of the exposed mammalian heart
This film was projected at a presentation in 1939 and relates to article 'Rotary Movement of the Apex of the Mammalian Heart' by K. J. Franklin (Physiological Society).
Keywords: Physiology; Heart; Mammals
Downloads: 23
[movies]Spiral movements of the apex of the exposed mammalian heart
This film was projected at a presentation in 1939 and relates to article 'Rotary Movement of the Apex of the Mammalian Heart' by K. J. Franklin (Physiological Society).
Keywords: Physiology; Heart; Mammals
Downloads: 5
[movies]Spirochaeta pallida and its destruction by the defensive bodies of the organism - Wellcome Library
This film shows in microscopic footage the gradual deterioration of treponema pallidum, the organism that causes syphilis. 2 segments.
Keywords: Microbiology; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Treponema pallidum; Syphilis; Venereal diseases; Microbiology; Microbiology; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Treponema pallidum; Syphilis; Doctors
Downloads: 841
[movies]Sprains and joint injuries - Wellcome Library
This is a sales film highlighting the many uses of Elastoplast in medicine. The film indicates that there was an accompanying publication. There are six titles in the series. This is the fifth. The treatments of various sprains and injuries are discussed and demonstrated dislocated thumb, sprained ankle, injuries to the knee, the clavicular joint, tennis elbow and haematoma auris (injury to the ear)...
Keywords: Sprains and Strains; Thumb -- injuries; Ankle Injuries; Knee Injuries; Tennis Elbow; Hematoma; Medical sciences; Sprains and Strains; Thumb -- injuries; Ankle Injuries; Knee Injuries; Tennis Elbow; Hematoma; Doctors
Downloads: 80
[movies]Still going places - Wellcome Library
Demonstrates practical ways in which chronically ill or acutely disabled patients of advanced years can be helped to live useful, self-sufficient lives. The film uses case studies from various patients who have become inactive and needed rehabilitation. 5 segments.
Keywords: Rehabilitation; Geriatrics; Physical Therapy Modalities; Geriatrics; Rehabilitation; Geriatrics; Physical Therapy Modalities; Health care personnel
Downloads: 74
[movies]Stone age tools : prehistoric stoneworking techniques - Wellcome Library
A demonstration by M. Leon Coutier, archaeologist and former President of the Societe Prehistorique Francaise, of his technique for making replicas of Palaeolithic tools and weapons, including hand-axes, scrapers, gravers and flint arrowheads. Filmed at the former Institute of Archaeology, Regent's Park, London in June 1947. An important archeological record. 2 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Archaeology -- history; Medical Science; Medicine -- History; Archaeology -- history; Medical
Downloads: 1,255
[movies]Strabismus
Step by step operative procedure to suture radon seeds to sclera over site of malignant neoplasm.
Keywords: Ophthalmology; Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures; Eye Neoplasms
Downloads: 9
[movies]Strabismus
Step by step operative procedure to suture radon seeds to sclera over site of malignant neoplasm.
Keywords: Ophthalmology; Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures; Eye Neoplasms
Downloads: 9
[movies]Streamline flow in veins - Wellcome Library
This film looks at the medical physics of streamlined and turbulent blood flow in a glass model, and with the help of dye injected into the tributary veins shows streamlined blood flow in the rabbit vena cava and portal venous system. Also discusses in some depth Reynolds' formula for the conditions determining the switch from one type of flow to another. 2 segments.
Keywords: Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena; Regional Blood Flow; Rabbits; Hemodynamics -- in animals; Medical Sciences; Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena; Regional Blood Flow; Rabbits; Hemodynamics -- in animals; Medicine
Downloads: 1,402
[movies]Studies of cinema picture elevation in relation to viewer comfort
This silent, black and white film begins with the following written explanation: In this film attempt has been made to record some of the changes of posture of different subjects [4 female, 5 male] whilst viewing silent projected film on a screen that could be raised or lowered to permit the top edge of the picture to be set at pre-determined heights giving angles of 55, 50, 45, 40 or 35 degrees from the horizontal line of sight...
Keywords: Optometry
Downloads: 16
[movies]Studies of cinema picture elevation in relation to viewer comfort
This silent, black and white film begins with the following written explanation: In this film attempt has been made to record some of the changes of posture of different subjects [4 female, 5 male] whilst viewing silent projected film on a screen that could be raised or lowered to permit the top edge of the picture to be set at pre-determined heights giving angles of 55, 50, 45, 40 or 35 degrees from the horizontal line of sight...
Keywords: Optometry
Downloads: 10
[movies]Sub-conjunctival cataract extraction - Wellcome Library
A black and white, silent film, made up of a series of illustrations of a number of different cataract operations. The sequences show the different types of cataracts and a variety of procedures to remove or treat them. 3 segments.
Keywords: Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures; Cataract Extraction; Eye; Eyesight; Ophthalmology; Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures; Cataract Extraction; Eye; Surgeons. Ophthalmologists
Downloads: 148
[movies]Sufficiency and insufficiency of the mitral valve - Wellcome Library
Mechanism of the ventricle is explained on a syphon basis and demonstrated on a sheep's heart. The effect of incompetence of the mitral valve is shown. 1 segment.
Keywords: Cardiology; Mitral Valve; Cardiovascular systems; Cardiology; Mitral Valve; Medical students
Downloads: 82
[movies]Sugar lump vaccine
This film shows the events of the first mass vaccination campaign in Western Europe using oral poliomyelitis vaccine. It also shows how the vaccine was prepared for use, and ends with an interview with the Medical Officer of Health for Kingston-Upon-Hull in which he discusses the campaign and the way the Public Health Department tackled the problem.
Keywords: Poliomyelitis; Public Health; Rehabilitation; Health Services; Paralysis
Downloads: 38
[movies]Sugar lump vaccine
This film shows the events of the first mass vaccination campaign in Western Europe using oral poliomyelitis vaccine. It also shows how the vaccine was prepared for use, and ends with an interview with the Medical Officer of Health for Kingston-Upon-Hull in which he discusses the campaign and the way the Public Health Department tackled the problem.
Keywords: Poliomyelitis; Public Health; Rehabilitation; Health Services; Paralysis
Downloads: 24
[movies]Suprapubic cystectotomy : McGowan Parker technique - Wellcome Library
A record of an operation to treat an unspecified bladder problem in a female patient. The abdomen and bladder are incised and a catheter is inserted. 2 segments.
Keywords: Cystectomy; Urinary Bladder; Surgery; Medical sciences; Cystectomy; Urinary Bladder; Surgeons
Downloads: 76
[movies]Surgical anatomy of temporal bone and the simple or Schwartze operation for acute mastoiditis - Wellcome Library
The surgical anatomy of the temporal bone (bone behind the ear) of a child is shown in close-up, followed by a demonstration of the Schwartze operation for acute mastoiditis (infection of the temporal bone). 3 segments.
Keywords: Ear -- surgery; Mastoid; Pediatrics; Mastoiditis -- surgery; Temporal Bone; Pediatrics; Surgery; Medical sciences; Ear -- surgery; Mastoid; Pediatrics; Mastoiditis -- surgery; Temporal Bone; Surgeons
Downloads: 436
[movies]Surgical correction of female sterility - Wellcome Library
Twelve problems of sterility and the surgery carried out to correct them are performed by surgeon Carlos D. Guerro, Professor of Surgical Pathology and Gynocology, Universidad National, Mexico. The operations include: 1. Ovarian surgery: removal of an ovarian abscess 2. Ovarian surgery: excision of ovarian cysts, test of tubal patency 3. Ovarian surgery: bilateral partial cophorectomy 4. Tubal surgery: bilateral partial resection of fallopian tubes 5...
Keywords: Uterus; Ovary -- surgery; Infertility, Female; Gynecology -- surgery; Myoma -- surgery; Fallopian Tubes; Ovarian Cysts -- surgery; Womens health; Surgery; Medical sciences; b16734695; Uterus; Ovary -- surgery; Infertility, Female; Gynecology -- surgery; Myoma -- surgery; Fallopian Tubes; Ovarian Cysts -- surgery; Gynaecologists. Postgraduates
Downloads: 305
[movies]Surgical treatment of pyorrhoea alveolaris - Wellcome Library
Complete record of the operation of gingivectomy on a patient aged nineteen with hypertrophic gingivitis. 4 segments.
Keywords: Dentistry; Periodontal Diseases; Gingivitis; Gingiva; Dentistry; Dentistry; Periodontal Diseases; Gingivitis; Gingiva; Dentists
Downloads: 116
[movies]Syringomyelia - Wellcome Library
Film of treatment of syringomyelia (disorder in which a cyst or cavity forms within the spinal cord). Two operation sequences, each showing exposure of cervical spinal cord, aspiration of syringomyelic cavity, longitudinal division of the cord and closure of dura. Also shows the post-operative condition of several patients. 2 segments.
Keywords: Orthopedics -- surgery; Spinal Cord; Syringomyelia -- surgery; Surgery; Medical sciences; Orthopedics -- surgery; Spinal Cord; Syringomyelia -- surgery; Surgeons
Downloads: 103
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